Tagged With: smoked ribs

Arnold’s Bar-B-Q

  Blake and I stopped by Arnold’s Bar-B-Q here some years ago, where we shared smoky ribs and a deliciously sloppy sandwich as we watched TV in this unassuming little bbq shop. Always looking for a new bbq spot to discover, I ask around often, hoping to find the next best bbq joint in Memphis. That’s how I … Continue reading »

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Pop’s Smokehouse BBQ-Championship Barbecue On Wheels

Somewhere in the Delta each week, smoke drifts from Pop’s Smokehouse, drawing in lovers of succulent, smoked meats, allured by the prospect of experiencing barbecue nirvana in a bite. Those who have been, know that owner and pit-master Jeff Toney is crafting competition quality barbecue from his little smokehouse on wheels-a claim many make, but not nearly as many achieve. Not every … Continue reading »

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Tops Bar-B-Q

Tops Bar-B-Q is one of those places that people either love or just don’t understand. People looking for a sweet bbq sauce get disappointed because of their expectations. But open your mind to the way that a tangy sauce compliments pork shoulder and you’ll see why so many people like Tops Bar-B-Q. But they’re not limited … Continue reading »

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Big Gun’s Pit BBQ

Memphis is known for authentic southern barbecue. But not all bbq is created equal. There are many “bbq” joints serving smokeless meat and doing a great job of misrepresenting Memphis bbq. Then there are the middle of the road restaurants. They serve a great sauce with mildly smoky meat. In other words-they pass. Still others have great … Continue reading »

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Woodstock Store and Deli

A mere five minute drive just outside of the Memphis city limits, owner and pit-master Anthony Bledsoe stokes his pits, where wood smoke climbs high into the sky at Woodstock Store & Deli. His “regular” sandwich was piled with mounds of smoky pork and topped with his homemade bbq sauce and slaw. It’s anyone else’s jumbo … Continue reading »

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Ken Neely’s Hickory Bar-B-Que

Jim Neely’s son, Ken Neely opened Ken Neely’s Hickory Bar-B-Que on Winchester a few years ago. It was unfortunate that it didn’t stay open for very long. The ribs were really the best I’ve had from any of the Neely family restaurants. I wasn’t particularly fond of the slaw or the sauce, but the ribs themselves were tender and had delicious wood … Continue reading »

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Jim Neely’s Interstate Bar-B-Q

Ever seen Down Home With The Neelys with Pat, Gina and Tony Neely? Their uncle Jim Neely started it all for the famous Neely family here in Memphis with Jim Neely’s Interstate Bar-B-Q. Check out my Quick-Fire Guide below to see what I thought about the barbecue. Also, check out the slideshow and stay tuned … Continue reading »

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Neely’s Bar-B-Que

“Down Home with the Neely’s” was the popular Food Network show that was launched in 2008 featuring the Neely family, hosted by Pat and Gina Neely, the owners of the former Neely’s Bar-B-Que restaurant on Jefferson Ave, downtown Memphis, with occasional appearances by Tony Neely, owner of the former Neely’s Bar-B-Que on Mt. Moriah. Since … Continue reading »

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Rendezvous Charcoal Ribs

  Part of the allure of any bbq joint is it’s ambiance. Smoking pits, the sights and sounds of succulent meats being chopped or pulled on wooden countertops. And even the down and dirty bbq chop shops all have a way of pulling in customers looking for the next bite of smoky perfection. But in … Continue reading »

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Central BBQ

  Central BBQ is one of the hippest bbq joints in town. Their claim that Central is “…where the locals eat” is not just a marketing ploy. It really is a wildly popular place for locals, myself included. Besides their perfectly wood-smoked meats, they also offer house-made bbq chips, bbq nachos and smoked hot wings, among other bbq culinary … Continue reading »

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Helen’s Bar-B-Q in Brownsville, TN

  Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to the bbq guide below. The search for real-pit barbecue has led an ever-increasing number of enthusiasts to travel, write, and produce vlogs (video blogs) on the subject, all in an effort to attain some perfect formula. In search of that bbq gold, … Continue reading »

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Memphis Barbecue Co.

  Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to the bbq guide below.     Since American barbecue culture has experienced a boom in the last decade, a relatively new phenomenon has occurred within the bbq restaurant industry-winning bbq teams transforming their success into business. There are now … Continue reading »

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The Shed Barbecue & Blues Joint

    Hover your mouse pointer over the bottom center of the slide show for controls. Then continue to the bbq guide below. The Shed’s BBQ Guide: On our way to the beautiful beaches of Orange Beach Alabama down on the Gulf Coast, we made it a point to stop at The Shed Barbecue and Blues … Continue reading »

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Germantown Commissary BBQ and Ribs Next To Railroad Tracks In Tennessee

Quick-Fire Guide: This old commissary-turned-bbq shop looks like something right out of a western film. Space is limited, but the barbecue is good. It’s located in Germantown, TN just outside of Memphis, but still in the metro area. I’ve been there numerous times down through the years and I enjoy several things from their menu. Oh, … Continue reading »

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